Adjective "Quell" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quell


    Definition:

    1. to suppress; put an end to; extinguish: The troops quelled the rebellion quickly.

    2. to vanquish; subdue.

    3. to quiet or allay (emotions, anxieties, etc.): The child's mother quelled his fears of the thunder.

    Examples:

    "leaders can be quell."

    "budgets can be quell."